It is a surprisingly rare occurrence in the history of professional baseball. Only three pitchers have done it twice, and no pitcher has done it three times. It happened once earlier this year, when AJ Burnett faced the Marlins, and a number of other times this decade, as the phenomenon has become increasingly common.
Monday, August 24, 2009
"Immaculate innings" are becoming more common in baseball...(David Archer/Kottke)